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Radio Airplay + Sales Data + Streaming Data = HOT R&B SONGS
This week's most popular current Hot R&B songs, ranked by radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music SoundScan and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music. Songs are defined as current if they are newly-released titles, or songs receiving widespread airplay and/or sales activity for the first time.

HOT R&B SONGS

The week of
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
23
WEEKS ON CHART
Better
Songwriter(s)
K.D.Robinson, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, J.Chammas, Charlie Handsome
Producer(s)
StarGate, digi, Charlie Handsome
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | Right Hand
Gains in performance

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Khalid Better Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Better
Last
Peak
23  Weeks

1
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.D.Robinson, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, J.Chammas, Charlie Handsome
Producer(s):
StarGate, digi, Charlie Handsome
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
2
Play
Khalid Talk Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Talk
Last
Peak
Weeks

-
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.D.Robinson, H.Lawrence, G.Lawrence
Producer(s):
Disclosure
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
3
Gesaffelstein & The Weeknd Lost In The Fire Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Lost In The Fire
Gesaffelstein & The Weeknd
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Levy, A.Tesfaye, A.Balshe, J.Quenneville, N.Donmoyer
Producer(s):
Gesaffelstein, The Weeknd, DaHeala
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
4
Chris Brown Undecided Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Undecided
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.M.Brown, S.S.Storch, V.J.van den Ende, F.Ferraro, P.Pigliapoco, A.Stith, J.Baker, S.Jackson, Shanice, N.M.Walden
Producer(s):
S.Storch, Avedon
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Kehlani Featuring Ty Dolla $ign Nights Like This Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Nights Like This
Kehlani Featuring Ty Dolla $ign
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.A.Parrish, D.Schofield, N.Lambroza, T.W.Griffin Jr, B.Hollemon, E.Trent, B.Thomas
Producer(s):
DANNYBOYSTYLES
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Tsunami Mob
6
Ella Mai Shot Clock Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Shot Clock
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.M.Howell, D.I.McFarlane, M.Powell, J.A.Brathwaite, B.Bush, A.Graham, T.V.Mosley
Producer(s):
Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | 10 Summers
7
Play
XXXTENTACION x Lil Pump Featuring Maluma & Swae Lee Arms Around You Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Arms Around You
XXXTENTACION x Lil Pump Featuring Maluma & Swae Lee
Last
Peak
17  Weeks

7
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Garcia, J.L.Londono Arias, E.Barrera, XXXTENTACION, S.J.Moore, K.M.I.Shaman Brown, J.Rashid, J.A.Crawford
Producer(s):
JonFX, Mallly Mall, Skrillex
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Bad Vibes Forever/EMPIRE
8
Khalid & Kane Brown Saturday Nights Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Saturday Nights
Khalid & Kane Brown
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.D.Robinson, Charlie Handsome, J.Chammas, J.Hoge, K.Brown
Producer(s):
Charlie Handsome, digi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
9
Play
Jacquees You Billboard Hot R&B Songs
You
Last
Peak
19  Weeks

4
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Dope By Accident, L.T.Holmes
Producer(s):
London On Da Track
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Cash Money
10
Tory Lanez & Rich The Kid Talk To Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Talk To Me
Tory Lanez & Rich The Kid
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Peterson, D.L.Rogers, S.D.Jiminez, B.Wright, G.Tavarez
Producer(s):
Smash David
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Mad Love
11
Play
Queen Naija Karma Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Karma
Queen Naija
11  Last
Peak
34  Weeks

10
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Q.N.Bulls, R.Grimaldi, J.Jean
Producer(s):
El Jefe, R.Grimaldi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Queen Naija
12
H.E.R. Featuring Bryson Tiller Could've Been Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Could've Been
H.E.R. Featuring Bryson Tiller
13  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
H.E.R., D.Emile II, H.Strother, D.Harris, B.Tiller
Producer(s):
D'Mile, SoundzFire
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | MBK
13
Khalid, Ty Dolla $ign & 6LACK OTW Billboard Hot R&B Songs
OTW
Khalid, Ty Dolla $ign & 6LACK
16  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.D.Robinson, P. Jefferies, I.Kalai, B.A.Morgan, T.W.Griffin Jr, R.V.Valentine Jr.
Producer(s):
Nineteen85
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Right Hand
14
LightSkinKeisha & BSmyth Ride Good Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ride Good
LightSkinKeisha & BSmyth
14  Last
14  Peak
12  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Alexander, Travis Scott, T.Gomringer, K.Gomringer, R.LaTour, B.Korsan, K.L.Duckworth, D.Jackson
Producer(s):
Rock Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
HITCO
15
Play
Summer Walker X Drake Girls Need Love Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Girls Need Love
Summer Walker X Drake
12  Last
Peak
21  Weeks

11
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Walker, A.Archer, A.Graham
Producer(s):
Archer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Frozen Moments/LVRN
16
John Legend Preach Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Preach
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Aarons, G.Kurstin, John Legend
Producer(s):
G.Kurstin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
17
Trey Songz Featuring Chris Brown Chi Chi Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Chi Chi
Trey Songz Featuring Chris Brown
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
18
Nicole Bus You Billboard Hot R&B Songs
You
Nicole Bus
24  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Bus, K.Cain, L.Wilson, R.Myers, D.Gordon, T.L.Cross, I.L.Hayes, D.Porter
Producer(s):
Needlz
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc Nation
19
Mariah Carey With You Billboard Hot R&B Songs
With You
21  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Carey, D.I.McFarlane, C.Henshaw, G.Lawary
Producer(s):
M.Carey, Mustard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Butterfly MC
20
Play
Joji Slow Dancing In The Dark Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Slow Dancing In The Dark
Joji
18  Last
Peak
23  Weeks

16
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Miller, J.P.Wimberly
Producer(s):
P.Wimberly, G.Miller
Imprint/Promotion Label:
12Tone | 88rising
21
Kiana Lede Ex Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Ex
Kiana Lede
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.L.Silon, L.E.Baker, C.Hale Lazar
Producer(s):
C.Hale Lazar, Chelsa Lena
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | The Heavy Group
22
Teyana Taylor Gonna Love Me Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Gonna Love Me
22  Last
10  Peak
24  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
K.O.West, T.Taylor, D.Andrews, B.C.Coney, N.Goldstein
Producer(s):
K.West, N.Goldstein
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Jam | G.O.O.D.
23
Play
XXXTENTACION whoa (mind in awe) Billboard Hot R&B Songs
whoa (mind in awe)
19  Last
Peak
11  Weeks

15
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
XXXTENTACION, J.Cunningham, R.Soukiasyan
Producer(s):
J.Cunningham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Bad Vibes Forever
24
The Bonfyre Automatic Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Automatic
The Bonfyre
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Foye III, A.Owens, M.M.Ray III, G.Nowee, C.Ward
Producer(s):
HITMAKA, Keyz, Ayo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
HITCO | Toler Heights
25
Tank Dirty Billboard Hot R&B Songs
Dirty
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Tank, J.Newt, C.E.McCormick
Producer(s):
Cardiak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | R&B Money
HOT R&B SONGS

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